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Kunstrichtige Schreibart : allerhand Versalie[n] oder AnfangsBuchstabe[n] der teütschen, lateinischen und italianischen Schrifften aus unterschiedlichen Meistern der edlen Schreibkunst zusammen getragen (1655)

Author: Franck, Paul, fl. 1570-1601; Fürst, Paul, ca. 1605-1666; Gerhard, Christoph, 1624-1681
Subject: Calligraphy; Alphabets
Publisher: Nürnberg : Bey Paulus Fürsten Kunsthändlern daselbst
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: German
Call number: 374635
Digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Book contributor: Getty Research Institute
Collection: getty; americana
Notes: No Table of Contents. Foxing throughout book. Narrow margins. Some foldouts too large to digitize. Some letters are not included.

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Date and printer from colophon

First published 1601 in Nuremberg by the author, Paul Franck. See Thieme-Becker

Woodcut t.p. Engraved emblem of the art of writing, p. 16. The 62 woodcut and 9 engraved plates depict 5 main alphabets. Letters of the last alphabet occupy a full page, with the last 2 (I and J) on folded double leaves (59 and 62.5 cm. in height). Leaf E3+1 printed white on black. Some woodcuts signed PF, for Paul Franck; the last is dated 1597

Signatures: A-B C-D² chi1 E(E3+1) F-T V(V3+1)

Bonacini, C. Arti scrittorie


Binding: parchment MS waste, written with part of the 94th Psalm in Latin, rubricated, with musical setting. Remains of 2 pairs of ties at foredge. Page edges sprinkled red

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